New Tech N9ne Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


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Ranked: Every December 2016 Hip-Hop Album Release [Feature ]

December is the perfect time to reflect, to look back on the year that was while looking forward to the next.Music tends to be at a standstill in December, as everyone gears up to make a big splash in the coming months. The... Read More

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“Energy Never Dies”: Tech N9ne Offers Heartfelt Advice to Kanye West About Losing His Mother [Feature ]

When it comes to hip-hop, there are few artists as brutally honest about—and in touch with—their pain as Tech N9ne.Years before Kanye West helped to birth an entire generation of artists that made it... Read More

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Tech N9ne Shows Both Sides of the Gun in Captivating “What If It Was Me” Video [Feature ]

If you’re not super familiar with his work and you've never met him in person, know this about Tech N9ne: he’s one of the most empathetic people you’ll ever meet.Tech has spent the last 25 years... Read More

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Holy Sh*t You Need To Hear Tech N9ne’s “Sriracha” with Logic & Joyner Lucas [Feature ]

Back in April, when Tech N9ne and Logic’s paths initially crossed, fans of both artists were justifiably hopeful that their meeting would produce a collaboration, but there’s no way they could’ve foreseen... Read More

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Strange Music & Monster Energy Announce Winner of Tech N9ne’s Warrior Built Contest [Feature ]

In early August, DJBooth joined forces with Strange Music and Monster Energy for Tech N9ne's Warrior Built Emcee Contest. 4,000 submissions later, we're proud to announce that Bloomington, Illinois... Read More

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Why You Should See Tech N9ne Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado [Feature ]

A Tech N9ne concert is not just a concert—it's an experience.Four years ago, DJBooth booked Tech N9ne to close out a concert we held in Atlanta. I had personally seen Tech perform on three separate... Read More

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Holy Sh*t You Need To Hear Mac Lethal’s “Angel Of Death” with Tech N9ne [Feature ]

Considering they’re both Kansas City-bred underground legends with cult followings, it’s more than surprising Mac Lethal and Tech N9ne never collaborated on a track. In fact, it’s a downright shame.... Read More

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The Lesson All Artists Can Learn From Tech N9ne’s “Fragile” Being Certified Gold [Feature ]

We live in a day and age where instant gratification has become more important than sustained, long-term success. The number of first week sales, song streams and YouTube views an artist racks up are the metrics that receive... Read More

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Tech N9ne & Marine Vet Nick Hamm on the Deeper Meaning of Warrior Built Contest [Feature ]

On the surface, Tech N9ne and Nick Hamm may not appear to have much in common. Tech is a one of independent hip-hop's most successful emcees and entrepreneurs, a genre-breaking artist who came from some of Kansas... Read More

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Warrior Built: Your Chance to Record With Tech N9ne for a Great Cause [Feature ]

It's extraordinarily rare to have the opportunity to do something great for yourself and for a great cause, but this is that rare opportunity. Tech N9ne and Strange Music have made it a point to give back... Read More

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The Best Hip-Hop Merch in the Age of Disappearing Album Sales [Feature ]

Once up on a time there were more multi-platinum plaques hung in studios than platinum teeth in the mouths of rappers. That time is long gone. It doesn’t take a Steve Jobs hologram to tell you that the big money... Read More

2016-04-11-logic-tech-n9ne-freestyle-need-to-hear

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Logic & Tech N9ne Freestyle Backstage [Feature ]

The reason we call this series "Holy Shit You Need to Hear This" is because the only criteria is that, holy shit, you need to hear this. It could be a brand new song from a superstar artist, it could be a decades old... Read More

2016-02-22-tech-n9ne-grammy-interview

“I Could Never Fit In”: A GRAMMY Conversation With Tech N9ne [Feature ]

Walking into the GRAMMYs felt like a seat suddenly opened up for me at the cool kid's table, which was odd because I got there by not caring about the cool kid's table, and I wasn't alone. It was great to see... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Tech N9ne Collabos: Strangeulation 2 [Album]

Still fresh off of the May release of his Special Effects album, Kansas City indie legend and Strange Music general Tech N9ne has released Tech N9ne Collabos: Strangeulation 2, the sixth installment in his Collabos series and... Read More

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The First (& Only) Tech N9ne “Strangeulation, Vol. II” Album Awards [Feature ]

In exactly 18 days the GRAMMYs will announce their 2016 nominations. In exactly 19 days the internet will gather their proverbial pitchforks and torches and take to the streets social media. In exactly... Read More

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Tech N9ne’s Music Helps Fan With Brain Injury Learn to Speak Again [Feature ]

After sharing some unfortunate news earlier today, it pleases me to share with you a story that similarly champions living and thriving in the face of loss, albeit with a happier ending. Thanks to Chaz Kangas over at... Read More

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Chris Webby - Ohh Noo ft. Tech N9ne & Jarren Benton [Stream]

Chris Webby released his debut studio album, Chemically Imbalanced, back in May, and continues to release visuals from the full-length, following up the reader-approved So Eazy with a video for Ohh Noo. The album standout... Read More

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Stevie Stone - Rain Dance ft. Tech N9ne & Mystikal [Stream]

Prepare for a storm, because Stevie Stone is breaking out a Rain Dance on the world premiere release of his latest single. Following Fall In Love With It, which was released last week and featured on our pages, the Strange... Read More

2015-05-7-tech-n9ne-interview-special-effects

“I Love Music, That’s It”: Tech N9ne on ‘Special Effects’ & His Unlikely Success [Feature ]

(Art by Noamir)Tech N9ne just woke up. Tech N9ne is extraordinarily excited for a man who just woke up. He's on a tour bus, headed to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to play another sold-out show. I picture a scene out... Read More

2015-05-05-tech-n9ne-special-effects-album-review

5 Fast Thoughts on Tech N9ne’s “Special Effects” Album [Feature ]

If your reading this it's too late I'm going to assume you love hip-hop. If you really love hip-hop, I'm going to assume you need more than what you'll hear on the radio or at the club. If that's the case,... Read More

2015-05-04-tech-n9ne-special-effects

Tech N9ne - Special Effects [Album]

Underground legend Tech N9ne has built up such an impressive catalogue over the past 16 years, that the man doesn't need to employ any Special Effects on his new album. Nevertheless, the Strange Music head honcho has promised... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Wither ft. Corey Taylor [Stream]

Tech N9ne has always been one of the central figures in hip-hop that manages to maintain consistent crossover appeal with the hard rock community, and the latest leak from his upcoming album proves this further. Wither is a... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Speedom (WWC2) ft. Eminem & Krizz Kaliko [Stream]

When Tech N9ne unveiled the track list for his upcoming full-length there was one song, above any other, that had fans buzzing with excitement. Today, that song arrives in the form of Speedom, a sequel to World Wide Choppers,... Read More

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Tech N9ne “Special Effects” Album Tracklist Features Eminem & Lil Wayne [Feature ]

Tech N9ne has revealed the track listing for his massive, much-anticipated new LP, Special Effects, and the album will come with huge guest verses from the likes of Lil Wayne, Eminem and more.During his... Read More

2015-04-02-tech-n9ne-on-the-bible-ti-zuse

Tech N9ne - On The Bible ft. T.I. & Zuse [Stream]

We’re just about a month out from the release of Tech N9ne‘s fifteenth studio album, Special Effects, and the Strange Music general has his hand On The Bible in this latest track off of the project. Seven mans the... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Hood Go Crazy ft. 2 Chainz & B.o.B [Stream]

When I think of artists who make the Hood Go Crazy, Tech N9ne isn’t the first name that comes to mind. With the help of two Southern heavyweights, however, the Strange Music ringleader has crafted a cut that’ll sound... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Dyin’ Flyin’ [Stream]

Today, Tech N9ne may be the most successful underground artist in hip-hop, but for many years the Strange Music general hustled—and sometimes struggled—to get his career off the ground. On new single Dyin’ Flyin’,... Read More

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Tech N9ne - “Aw Yeah?” (interVENTion) [Stream]

Though Tech N9ne‘s discography is even longer than one of his lyrics sheets, he’s never, to date, released the intro to one of his albums as a single, because he prefers to leave listeners guessing about the... Read More

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Twista ft. Tech N9ne - Crisis [Stream]

When a record features one or more emcees absolutely f**king killing it, we commonly say that it (or the rapper doing the killing) is a problem. But that word somehow doesn’t feel strong enough for Twista‘s latest... Read More

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Slaine ft. Tech N9ne & Madchild - Bobby Be Real [Stream]

Dopehead, the first release off Slaine‘s next solo LP, was a tongue-in-cheek takedown of those who devote their lives to scoring drugs. The Coka Nostra frontman returns to that satirical mode on his latest single, Bobby... Read More

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Ces Cru ft. Tech N9ne - Power Play [Stream]

In sports, a Power Play involves the concentration of a large number of players in a small area, with a view to overwhelming the defense. Though Ces Cru‘s new single features just three emcees, the title nonetheless... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Mackenzie O’Gunn - Fear [Stream]

Fresh off his reader-acclaimed guest contribution to Death Warrant, the debut DJBooth feature from Seattle emcee Sadistik, Tech N9ne has unleashed a brand new single of his own. On Fear, the Strange Music capo brings his... Read More

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Sadistik ft. Sticky Fingaz & Tech N9ne - Death Warrant [Stream]

I have to admit, I was a little nervous to listen to the first feature from Sadistik—Booth-exclusive world premiere or no. If the Seattle underground mainstay (as his stage name suggests) gets his kicks by inflicting pain,... Read More

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Wrekonize ft. Tech N9ne & Rittz - Freak (Extended Mix) [Stream]

Back in May of 2013, when Wrekonize brought us the world premiere of single Freak, many listeners expressed their wish that the song had been a bit longer. Well, those complaints didn’t fall upon deaf ears. It’s... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Strangeulation Cypher [Stream]

For any semi-serious Kung Fu movie fans, The Game of Death is one of the genre’s biggest What Ifs. The premise was a simple yet intriguing one that is centered around a tiered building of masters in various fields of... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Strangeulation [Album]

In addition to one of the most head-spinning flows in the industry, Tech N9ne boasts an illustrious list of signees and connects. Now, Strange Music capo had busted out his rolodex once again to bring listeners his fifth... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Ryan Bradley - Over It [Stream]

I had the chance to see Tech N9ne perform live last week, and I’m still not Over It. Sure my legs are still sore, my ears still ringing and I’ve yet to take off my face paint (much to the chagrin of my grandma),... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. MURS - Hard (A Monster Made It) [Stream]

When I try to envision Tech N9ne recording music, the image in my head looks less like your typical snapshot of a rapper in the booth than a still from a Godzilla flick. To paraphrase his latest single, his sh*t is so Hard,... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Krizz Kaliko & Stevie Stone - Nobody Cares [Stream]

Like all of us, Tech N9ne sometimes gets down on himself and begins to feel like Nobody Cares. Then he remembers that he’s the most successful independent rapper of all time, and the founder of a thriving record label.... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Kendrick Lamar, ¡MAYDAY! & Kendall Morgan - Fragile [Stream]

When I hear the word “Fragile,” I think of my grandma’s china, newborn babies and the like. I most definitely don’t think of Tech N9ne‘s music, most of which is so hard-hitting and aggressive I’d... Read More

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¡MAYDAY! ft. Tech N9ne - Last One Standing [Stream]

If a massive asteroid were to crash into the hip-hop game, eliminating all artists whose skills weren’t up to snuff, ¡MAYDAY! and their Strange Music boss would likely be some of the Last Ones Standing. Don’t... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Public School [Stream]

Like many of us, Tech N9ne spent a large portion of his first two decades in the Public School system. What knowledge did he take away from his schooling? Apparently, not a whole hell of a lot. On a fresh single off his... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Hiccup [Stream]

When your job involves reeling off rhymes at blistering speeds, a Hiccup can spell disaster. Fortunately for Tech N9ne, he’s not the one who has ‘em on the lead single off his forthcoming rap-rock EP. Rather, the... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Liz Suwandi & Tyler Lyon - Love 2 Dislike Me [Stream]

Like many artists, Tech N9ne spends too much time on the road to maintain a traditional relationship, regardless of how strong his feelings for a particular girl may be. Clear as he may be about his intentions, the women he... Read More

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Stevie Stone ft. Rittz & Tech N9ne - The Baptism [Stream]

You aren’t a member of the church of Stevie Stone? Well, hold your nose, dip back and get ready for The Baptism. While the title might make Stone’s record sound like a hymn, don’t expect to hear the ominous, Josh... Read More

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Krizz Kaliko ft. Tech N9ne - Titties [Stream]

Hip-hop has traditionally been the domain of ass men but, as far as Krizz Kaliko is concerned, there’s nothing finer than a pair of big ol’ Titties. On the latest single selection off his fifth studio album, the... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. T-Pain - B.I.T.C.H. [Stream]

You might think you know what the title of Tech N9ne’s latest single, B.I.T.C.H., means, but please, get your mind out of the gutter. OK, so I can’t blame you for thinking it meant that, but it actually stands for... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. Serj Tankian - Straight out the Gate [Stream]

Some rhymesayers need to warm up before unleashing their most most dazzling flows. Strange Music ringleader Tech N9ne, on the other hand, is “incredible Straight out the Gate.” On the latest single off his recently... Read More

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Tech N9ne - Something Else [Album]

Hip-hop has always rejected outsiders. From fans to label execs, hip-hop has largely demanded more of the same thing it’s currently enjoying: more shiny suits, more Auto-Tune, more molly. But the ironic thing is that all of... Read Full Review

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Tech N9ne ft. Wrekonize, Twizted Insane & Snow Tha Product - So Dope [Stream]

Just how dope is Tech N9ne‘s latest promotional single, So Dope (They Wanna)? Well, you might want to have a methdone script lined up before hitting play; otherwise, you may find yourself unable to stop listening. A... Read More

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Tech N9ne’s “Fragile” Might Be The Dopest Song I’ve Heard This Year [Feature ]

Like pro athletes, recording artists are seen as these immortal, unreachable gods. We as an audience (and in some cases as critics) expect them to churn out material for us to consume and discuss like they are robots. In this... Read More

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Need a Lift? Check Out Hip-Hop’s Most Motivational Music [Feature ]

We all have those days where its seems like we aren’t gonna make it. When coffee, bath salts, and extra sleep don’t do the trick, there is always one thing that will always do the trick; music. Whether you have a paper... Read More

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Tech N9ne ft. B.o.B & Wiz Khalifa - See Me [Stream & Download]

Tech N9ne has been a frequent presence on our pages of late, contributing guest bars to joints by RA The Rugged Man (Holla-Loo-Yuh), Wrekonize (Freak) and many more, but it’s been nearly a year since the Strange Music... Read More